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Let's Jingle & Mingle!!

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Join us for our 5th annual Jingle Mingle in Raleigh & Belmont! Come shop from local small businesses and fellow makers at these socially-distanced and safe holiday shopping experience!    Jingle & Mingle in Raleigh! WHEN: Friday, November 6th WHERE: 3105 Avondale Court, Raleigh 27613 TIMES: 9:30 AM - Noon5:30 PM - 8 PM VENDORS: The Painted PearlPrince Design GiftsKendall P. Gilbert Stationary & Gifts   Jingle & Mingle in Belmont! WHEN: Friday, November 13th WHERE: Creative Solutions Special Events132 N. Main Street, Belmont, NC 28012 TIMES: 9:30 AM - Noon5:30 PM - 8 PM VENDORS: The Painted PearlPrince Design GiftsCarey...

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A lofty goal + how you can help!

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CAN YOU BELIEVE... It's almost been one year since I launched my monthly earring subscription, The Earring Envelope! Last fall the idea of delivering statement earrings to your door came to my mind and before I had a single plan in place, I breathed life into it and the sign-ups started rolling in. Now here we are, a few weeks shy of The Earring Envelope's first birthday, and I've set a lofty goal for myself and here's how I need your help reaching it!! Last week I announced on social media that I wanted to add 25 new monthly subscribers to...

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Crafting for a Cause in October!

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Crafting for a Cause this month... Y'all, by Monday evening it had been a week! Our lawn service came to aerate the front yard and in return, clipped our cable/internet line right in the middle of Davis' online learning! I panicked because our world revolves around technology these days and I wasn't sure how we would pivot to get "back online" until it was fixed. But the more I thought about it, maybe this was exactly the forced break we needed to unplug and just be content with what we had!  The kids played outside all afternoon, I enjoyed the quiet of a TV...

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We win some. We lose some.

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Remember when... A few weeks back, I announced  on social media that that my beloved City of Oaks Pearl Earrings had made it to the next round of judging for the Made In N.C. awards, by Our State Magazine. Sadly that was the end of the road for these precious earrings BUT THAT'S OK!! I went in to this next round of waiting knowing they might not be chosen because let's be honest, North Carolina has some incredible artisans! It was an honor just to make it to the next round and have my product in the hands of some incredible, and well-known, judges...

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Big Things Are Happening!

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This week, I did a thing! A really BIG thing... I made my first ever hire and added a team member to The Painted Pearl!! {<-- did I just say that out loud?!?} It still feels a bit surreal and it wasn't a decision I came to lightly. But you know what?!? It might just be the best decision I've ever made! I cannot wait to introduce you to her below but first, a brief background on the why... I still pinch myself that I get to do what I love full-time and even more so, that it is thriving thanks to you! I mean, if you...

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